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By AlfieK
Taken at cardboard boat race in the harbour at the Barbican, Plymouth. The race was organised by the Institute of Mechanical Engineers who taught the children the basic construction skills, using just cardboard and duck tape. They raced, two at a time over a distance of about 500 metres (must have seemed like the Atlantic) and the age range from 6 to 12. There were about 50 craft taking part and, surprisingly, most completed the distance. A learning experience, exercise and great fun for all taking part.
PS: No child drowned or injured at this event - lifejackets provided and rescue boat on hand!!!


Tags: Fun Children Shipwreck Black and white Boat race Sports and action

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bluesandtwos 10 406 1 England
17 Sep 2018 8:13AM
Again, I love my country and it's eccentricities! Smile I heard on the radio yesterday that there is an annual race where the paricipants paddle a course in tin baths!Grin
Long live dear old Blightie and all her silliness!!!Smile

Dave

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Chinga Plus
9 3 1 United Kingdom
17 Sep 2018 3:42PM
The little girls face is priceless!
What a moment caught... Isabel GrinGrinGrin
17 Sep 2018 10:33PM
Excellent shot ***** SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

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